• Chicago teachers have gone on strike for the first time in 25 years. (Sun-Times, Tribune, WSJTimes)
  • The handful of N.Y. districts with new teacher evaluation systems are doing things many ways. (WSJ)
  • Bronx Health Sciences HS is under investigation for keeping problematic students out of class. (Post)
  • A Manhattan charter school hired a convicted drug dealer after not fingerprinting their hire. (Daily News)
  • New York State is creating a unit to oversee pre-K special ed costs after an audit found fraud. (Times)
  • A tutoring company found to have shoddy financial practices is seeking another city contract. (DNA Info)
  • Stuyvesant HS is issuing cheating suspensions. (GothamSchools, Times, Post, Daily News, WSJ, NY1)
  • With high school admissions season underway, eighth-graders get a how-to guide. (Post, Daily News)
  • For the first time, U.S. News and World Report has ranked hundreds of city high schools. (Daily News)
  • The top-rated high schools include Hostos-Lincoln, Brooklyn Latin, and more. (Daily News 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
  • Lesser-known schools such as KAPPA and Williamsburg Prep also get kudos in another list. (Post)
  • The Daily News says the city needs to get its act together about rooting out “deviant” teachers.
  • Families on one Brooklyn street are divided on how schools work under Bloomberg. (Daily News)
  • Joel Klein: Critics of Mayor Bloomberg’s school policies ignore the facts of success. (Daily News)
  • Joe Nocera: “How Children Succeed” offers a dose of optimism in a dismal education landscape. (Times)
  • Multiple studies suggest that cheating is on the rise among high-achieving students in America. (Times)
  • Hong Kong is dialing back its “moral education” plan after massive protests against it. (Times)
  • Just because Texas school districts are wealthy doesn’t mean their schools are well funded. (Times)
  • A Mass. father says his family’s case highlights the troubling practice of isolating students. (Times)